So this song brings back a very distinctive memory for me. I first heard it on a flight from Sydney to Christchurch New Zealand in I guess 1979. It was a holiday with Mum and Dad and I think from... View Article
Time for a bit of a meme song. This is certain one of those rock and roll classics that everyone knows yet the first time Rainbow has appeared in Covid Island Discs. Like the key change in the middle of... View Article
In the same year the Squeeze released their Classic Cool for Cats another British mod rock band the Jam released this classic.
So what do I open up week 59 with? How about this little number from the British band the Squeeze which was a hit in 1979. “Cool for cats” is certainly one of those songs that everyone who was born... View Article
Countdown to the year anniversary of Covid Island Discs Covid Island new year’s eve Well we’ve made it. Tomorrow one year ago I started Covid Island Discs. Little did I (or indeed the world know) just how devastating this disease... View Article
While Fleetwood Mac’s most famous album is probably Rumours, their album Tusk also had some gems on it. I have already cited the song Tusk from the album but probably one of the prettiest song on this album was the... View Article
Another late 70s classic, This song certainly dominated the radio airwaves and is one of those classic dance tunes which is wheeled out by every DJ at a wedding reception at about 11:30 pm when everyone is in a dancing... View Article
“????Make you, make you make you notice. Gone is my arms, gone is my legs, gone is my style .. cause I’m going to make you see no else here no one like me.????”
A classic rock song and great to dance to. Love the piano and guitar riff. ELO not the greatest band lyrically but a great band for producing some really rocky songs.
So we hit the day 200 mark of Covid Island Discs. The very first song I posted on facebook back on the 27th of March 2020 was Hide in Your Shell by Supertramp. So it seems only appropriate to post... View Article